Week One: The Positive Power of Peaceful Birth


Monday – March 6, 2023 – From Womb to World, The Journey That Shapes Our Life with Anna Verwaal

Wednesday, March 8, 2023, APPPAH Talks, The Power of Peaceful Birth featuring:

Michael Trout, “What my discovery of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology has meant to me”

Stephen Gyllenhaal, “How APPPAH and Birth Psychology influenced the making of my documentary, “The Bond”

Nicole Moore, “Conscious Evolution Thru Limbic Lovin’”

Friday, March 10, 2023, heART of APPPAH

Week 2: Compassionate Birth Practices: Safe and Nurturing Births for Babies and Their Mothers

Monday – March 13, 2023 – Quantum Birth and Quantum Caregiving with Whapio Diane Bartlett

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 APPPAH Talks Compassionate Birth Practices featuring:

Magdalena Kelaridis, BA in Psychology, “The importance of knowing your prenatal & birth history before becoming a parent”

Barbara Hotelling, BSN, MSN, FACCE, Dona ADV BDT, IBCLC, WHNP, “APPPAH’s Contribution to My Knowing”

Elise Bowerman, E-RYT500, RPYT “Breaking the Generational Cycle”

William Emerson, PhD “The Gifts Birth Psychology Gave Me”

heART of APPPAH Friday, March 17, 2023


Week 3: Compassionate Recovery: When Birth doesn’t Go as Planned

March 20, 2023 – Compassionate Care When Birth Doesn’t Go as Planned with Dr. Raylene Phillips

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 APPPAH Talks When Birth Doesn’t Go As Planned featuring

Rebecca Thompson Hitt, MS, MFT, PPNE, “It’s Never Too Late to Heal”

Vanja Kurjakov, MD, PPNE; CIMI, “A story of a pediatrician mother behind a C-section”

Vicky Jeter, RScP, PPNE, “When Birth Doesn’t Go as Planned: My Story of Trauma and Trauma Resolution”

Gina Wilson, MA and PPNE, “Parenting the First 1,000 Days of Conception, Pregnancy & Birth and the Psychological Impacts”

heART of APPPAH Friday, March 24, 2023

Week 4: Preparing for a Compassionate Birth: Pregnancy, Bonding, and Birth Plans

Monday, March 27, 2023–Compassionate Orgasmic Birth: Preparing for birth with love, connection, and pleasure with Debra Pascali- Bonaro

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 APPPAH Talks Preparing for a Compassionate Birth featuring:

Isa Gucciardi, PhD, “The Power of the Great Mother”

Marisa Toriggino, E-RYT 200, RYT®500, RPYT, PPNE, “Compassionate Birth Practices”

Christianna Deichmann, RCST®, PPNE, “The Energetic Space Between Us”

heART of APPPAH Friday, March 31, 2023

What is Birth Psychology Month?

The 2023 Birth Psychology Month Summit:  Compassionate Birth Practices for a Peaceful World features pioneers and leaders from the fields of birth, prenatal and perinatal psychology, epigenetics, neuroscience, consciousness and more to weave together a tapestry of evidence-based scientific knowledge, personal and professional experiences, and healthy practical practices to demonstrate the power of compassionate birthing experiences that set the stage for a more peaceful world. By sharing the depth and breadth of ways to encourage and support compassionate birth practices, these experts will distill wisdom and share hope for the future of humanity.